You’ll soon be able to stay in farmhouses in Abu Dhabi

  • 11 months ago
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Holiday homes policy now includes farm stays, caravans and RVs

Feel like you’ve been there, done that with all the hotels and resorts in Abu Dhabi? We have good news, as you’ll soon be able to stay at farmhouses across the emirate.

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has updated its holiday homes policy to include farm stays, caravans, and RVs.

Farm owners are also being encouraged to promote Emirati-led agri-tourism experiences, too, meaning you’ll be able to learn more about agricultural techniques both modern and ancient and immerse yourself in farmhouse life.

HE Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, director general for tourism at the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, said, “Our expansion of Abu Dhabi’s holiday homes licencing policy to allow farmhouses to offer guest accommodations will support both Abu Dhabi’s hospitality and agri-tourism sectors.

“As the emirate witnesses substantial tourism growth, it is imperative that we continue to offer visitors unique and sustainable experiences that reflect our rich heritage and renowned Emirati hospitality.”

Farms included on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list will not be able to take part.

According to DCT, the changes will “promote and highlight UAE’s distinct agricultural traditions and legacy”.

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